57-year-old mother of 4 among 2020 BECE candidates
Fifty-seven-year-old Elizabeth Yamoah, who enrolled at Odoben Presbyterian Junior High School (JHS) in 2017, is among the candidates writing the on-going Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE).Madam Yamoah after writing the Information Communication Technology (ICT) paper, said she was determined to attend Senior High School(SHS) and become a professional nurse in future.She said she was motivated by the introduction of free Senior High school (SHS) policy introduced by government and encouragement from her children to enrol in 2017.Madam Yamoah, who is a farmer, said she dropped out o...
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Myanmar baby tests positive after leaving Thailand
Health officials have been tracing the movements of a Myanmar mother and her child after the baby tested positive for the coronavirus disease 2019 after returning home from Thailand.Dr Suwannachai Wattanayingcharoenchai, director-general of the Department of Disease Control, said on Wednesday that the contact tracing was underway.Myanmar also imposed a curfew in Myawaddy town opposite Thailand’s Tak province.The two-year-old child reportedly left Mae Sot district of Tak with his mother on Sept 4. His infection was confirmed in Myanmar on Sunday.Dr Suwannachai said the mother and child did not ...
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Iran FM warns US against being deceived into ‘mother of all quagmires’
Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif warned US President Donald Trump against making mistakes in taking military action against Iran based on false media reports, which could cause the America to enter the “mother of all quagmires” in Iran.Earlier today, Zarif tweeted alluding to US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo as “the habitual liar” who deceived President Trump in authorising the assassination of “ISIS’ enemy #1” based on a false alarm, in reference to the US drone strike which killed top Iranian General Qassem Soleimani at the start of the year.The habitual liar bamboozled @realdonaldtrump...
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OPINION: Why Black student parents are at the epicenter of the student debt crisis — and what we can do about it
By Nicole Lynn LewisWhen I graduated with a bachelor’s degree from William & Mary in 2003, I desperately needed a job. I was the mother of a 4-year-old daughter, and I was consumed by worries about child care, the car note for my used Honda Civic and saving for my own apartment. In addition, I had $30,000 in student debt.In recent years, as U.S. student loan debt climbed to $1.6 trillion, the country has finally begun to talk about the punishing financial costs of obtaining a college degree. But the singular toll on students like me — Black parents — continues to go largely unremarked upon.Bla...
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16-year old mother in court for dumping baby
A sixteen-year old mother has been arraigned by an Agbozume Magistrate Court for dumping her 10-month old baby in a bush.Police Chief Inspector Esperance Agbo, prosecuting narrated to the Court presided over by Issah Iddrisu that the child-mother, who resided with her grandmother at Atsivuta in the Nogokpo/Atsivuta Electoral Area in the Ketu South Municipality on September 04, this year, dumped her baby in a nearby bush.He said the reason for her action was to please her new boyfriend, who complained about her lover bringing along her baby any time she was visiting.Chief Inspector Agbo said a ...
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Supermodel Bar Refaeli Convicted Of Tax Evasion In Israel, Sentenced To Community Service
Supermodel Bar Refaeli has been convicted of tax evasion in Israel after a five-year case. She has been sentenced to nine months of community service, while her mother has been sentenced to 16 months in prison. She has also been ordered to pay back the millions of dollars of taxes owed to the state alongside a $1.5 million fine.Despite the case only being opened as soon as 2015, claims against Refaeli began when her international career launched in the early 2000s, and she began to travel the world for work and her five-year relationship with Leonardo DiCaprio. Because Israeli tax law bases re...
Boy, 5, drowns in irrigation canal
Boy, 5, drowns in irrigation canalRaymund Catindig(The Philippine Star) – September 16, 2020 – 12:00amTUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, Philippines — A five-year-old boy drowned while his mother was washing clothes in an irrigation canal in Barangay Sta. Cruz, San Manuel, Isabela on Monday.Police said the mother of the victim found out that her son was missing after she had finished her laundry.The body of the boy was recovered yesterday morning.Authorities are considering filing charges against the mother of the victim for negligence.
Katie Price planning to have a baby with boyfriend Carl Woods
Katie Price is planning to have a baby with her boyfriend Carl Woods.The 42-year-old television personality wants to have a child with her beau as she feels it would be the "perfect fresh start" after breaking both feet in an accident on holiday in Turkey.An insider told Closer magazine: "Katie wants to show Carl how serious she is about their future. She's very emotional at the moment, but she's trying hard to get back to a good place."She sees having a baby with Carl as the perfect fresh start, even though it will be a bombshell for them as a couple, and wants to prove to him that she can be...
Alicia Keys: I struggle with self-worth
Alicia Keys has "deeply struggled" with her "self-worth" over the years.The 'Girl on Fire' hitmaker has admitted she has battled with "insecurities" since her childhood because her father wasn't around, and she often found herself "looking for his love".She said: "I realised that I have deeply struggled with feelings of self-worth. That came from my mother and father. They ... My father didn't raise me, my mother raised me. I think I definitely was always looking for his love, to some degree, and feeling like I could never really access it, for many different reasons. And I think that started ...
Cancer-stricken student presented with degree in hospital bed
PRACHIN BURI: The mother of a proud new university graduate has expressed her gratitude to Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn for arranging a special degree presentation ceremony for her seriously sick daughter.“I can’t put it into words,” Apinya Putto said on Monday. “I never thought it would be possible.”The ceremony she will never forget was on Sept 12, and was later rebroadcast on social media.Her daughter Asama, 24, was supposed to join her friends at the faculty of education of Chulalongkorn University for the degree presentation by the Princess on Oct 1-2. But kidney can...
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